Casual Entertaining: Easy Spinach Dip

Easy Spinach Dip and Casual Entertaining Tips at www.happyhourprojects.com

This post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. I have a love/hate relationship with entertaining.  I love seeing friends.  I love opening up our home.  I love connecting, laughing, reminiscing, and catching up.  But I am a little bit hopeless at party decor, and I don’t love spending hours in the kitchen getting ready.  Really, I’m just […]

New Orleans Flavors: Muffuletta Dip and Cajun Bloody Mary

New Orleans Inspired Muffuletta Dip at www.happyhourprojects.com

With Mardi Gras wrapping up today, I though a couple of recipes inspired by the flavors of New Orleans would be fun to share!  Once a year, I start getting hungry for the New Orleans classic: the Muffuletta.  It’s a huge sandwich with olive salad, salami, ham and cheeses.  But this year, I put a […]

The Way to Her Heart Is Chocolate: 12 Chocolate Recipes

The Way to Her Heart Is Chocolate: 12 Great Recipes at www.happyhourprojects.com

Valentine’s Day s nearly here, and with that comes all things chocolate.  Or, at least in my house.  I can’t speak for every woman out there, but it’s good for a large percentage of the ones I know: the way to her heart is, in fact, chocolate.  Are we on the same page?  Good – […]

Hand-Stamped Butterfly Journal

Hand-Stamped DIY Leather Journal at www.happyhourprojects.com

Lately, I’ve really been looking at metal stamping as more than a way to make jewelry. It can also be a fun and beautiful way to personalize all kinds of items.  You may have seen last week’s music box locket project as an example of what I’ve been playing around with (okay, that WAS jewelry, but […]

Yoplait Greek 100 Whips! Fruit Parfaits

Yoplait Greek 100 Whips

Thank you Yoplait for sponsoring today’s easy snack idea. As far as healthy eating goes, I do fine for meals.  Meals are easy.  It’s just when that dessert craving hits… well, I do struggle.  We’ve been eating more fruits and veggies lately (yum!) but I still have to change things up so our family doesn’t […]

Enter the #PledgeToLose Contest with Nutrisystem!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nutrisystem. All opinions are 100% mine. Is losing weight one of your goals right now?  It can be a challenge, I know!  I’m a busy mom – and I know a lot of you are in the same boat.  It’s tough finding time for […]

Let’s Make Lunch!

Snack Pack 2

This post brought to you by Snack Pack. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Happy Hour Projects. Is it just me, or is the second half of the school year SO much tougher than the first?  Back in the fall, I was all energized and excited.  Since the holiday break, I’m struggling! […]

Great Friends Stick Together with Juicy Fruit Starburst Gum (Free Printable)

Starburst JuicyFruit Gum Friendship Printable Card 2.2

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wrigley Jr. Company for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you have some great friends in your life?  I hope you do!  I’ve got a fun way to share a sweet piece of fun with them, with this free printable friendship card, and Juicy […]